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Citizens Initiative and Recall

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  • Pot proposition burning topic at forum

    Marijuana was a hot topic at a Thursday night forum covering the propositions on the Nov. 2 state ballot. While members of the League of Women VotesĀ  went over all nine initiatives, ranging from billion-dollar tax loopholes to climate change, many of...
  • Capitol Journal: Parks vs. ballot box budgeting

    California's magnificent state parks are falling apart fast. The budgeting system for state government is in shambles and practically dysfunctional. Proposition 21 on the November ballot would fix the parks. But it would pound another kink into...
  • Judge's decision points Gov. Brown's tax initiative toward top spot

     
    A Sacramento Superior Court judge Monday dismissed a challenge from initiative proponent Molly Munger, who had sought to ensure her tax measure appeared before one backed by Gov. Jerry Brown on the November ballot. The ruling clears the way for the...
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Shriver announce separation

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Shriver announce separation
    Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and his wife, Maria Shriver, have separated, with Shriver moving out of their Brentwood mansion while the two determine the next step in their 25-year marriage. Shriver has been residing apart from the actor-turned-...
  • L.A. County voters to decide on requiring condoms in porn

     
    A ballot measure asking Los Angeles County voters if porn actors should be required to wear condoms during filming has received enough signatures to qualify for the November 2012 election....
  • Drive fails to overturn teaching the accomplishments of gays

     
    A coalition of churches and conservative groups says it has failed to collect enough signatures for a ballot measure aimed at undercutting a state law requiring school textbooks and history lessons to include the contributions of gay, lesbian, bisexual...
  • Medical marijuana advocates want Costa Mesa voters to lift ban

     
    Medical marijuana advocates submitted nearly 6,800 signatures to the Costa Mesa city clerk in hopes of placing an initiative on the November ballot that would legalize nonprofit collectives citywide....
  • Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer evasive on paid sick-time initiative

     
    Don't ask Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer where he stands on the paid sick-time ballot initiative. As the Orange County petition initiative seems headed for the Nov. 6 ballot, Central Florida's most prominent Democrat says he's not taking sides on the issue. &#...
  • Limit costly initiatives? Idea falls short in California Senate

     
    A proposal to curb costly voter-approved initiatives failed to muster sufficient support in the California Legislature....
  • Judge orders changes to Prop. 32 language

     
    A Sacramento County Superior Court judge on Monday ordered the secretary of state to change language on the November ballot describing Proposition 32, the initiative that promises to eliminate special-interest money in politics. According to the new...
  • Drive to recall Wis. Gov. Walker begins

    Drive to recall Wis. Gov. Walker begins
    MADISON, Wis. — A long anticipated recall drive aimed at removing controversial Gov. Scott Walker got under way today with opponents of the freshman Republican fanning out across the state to gather the first of the 540,000 signatures they will need...